ASD Signs & Screening Tools

Autism Signs:

Screening Tools

  • Asperger Syndrome Diagnostic Scale (ASDS) (Myles, Bock,& Simpson, 2001)
  • Autism Behavior Checklist (ABC) (Krug, Arick &Almond, 1980)
  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule ADOS (by Catherine Lord, Ph.D., Michael Rutter, M.D., FRS, Pamela C. DiLavore, Ph.D., and Susan Risi, Ph.D.)
  • Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire (ASSQ) (Ehlers, Gillberg, &Wing, 1999)
  • Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (CHAT)  ( Baron-Cohen et al., 1992)
  • Modified – Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M- CHAT) (Robins, Fein, Barton, & Green)
  • (M – CHAT) Free Application – an automated version of the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers
  • Autism Speaks Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT™) and includes scoring in other languages
  • Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST) ( Scott, Baron-Cohen,Bolton, & Brayne, 2002)
  • Childhood Autism Rating Scale -2 (CARS-2) (Schopler, E.,Va Bourgondien, M.E. Wellman, G.& Love,S.)
  • Gilliam Asperger’s Disorder Scale (GADS) (Gilliam, 2001)
  • Krug Asperger’s Disorder Index (KADI) (Krug & Arick, 2003)
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders Screening Test – II (PDDST-II) (Siegel, 2004)
  • Screening Tool for Autism in Two- Year-Olds (STAT) (Stone, Coonrod, & Ousley)
  • Social Communication Questionnaire (SCQ) (Rutter, Bailey & Lord, 2003)

Vermont Resources on Assessment

Publications on Assessment

  • Autism Issues in Assessment and Intervention, Patty Prelock, 2006 PROED

Presentations on Screening Tools

Archived Webinars


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